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The Resource The scientific library, or, Repository of useful and polite literature : comprising astronomy, geography, mythology, ancient history, modern history, and chronology : in six volumes, by the Rev. Thomas Smith

The scientific library, or, Repository of useful and polite literature : comprising astronomy, geography, mythology, ancient history, modern history, and chronology : in six volumes, by the Rev. Thomas Smith

Label
The scientific library, or, Repository of useful and polite literature : comprising astronomy, geography, mythology, ancient history, modern history, and chronology : in six volumes
Title
The scientific library, or, Repository of useful and polite literature
Title remainder
comprising astronomy, geography, mythology, ancient history, modern history, and chronology : in six volumes
Statement of responsibility
by the Rev. Thomas Smith
Title variation
Repository of useful and polite literature
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
810
Citation source
Moon, M. Harris (1992)
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The scientific library, or, Repository of useful and polite literature : comprising astronomy, geography, mythology, ancient history, modern history, and chronology : in six volumes, by the Rev. Thomas Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Each volume also has t.p., an "Explanation of the frontispiece", and special t.p
  • Vol. 1 t.p. verso has manufacture statement: "Printed by Biggs and Co., Crane-court, Fleet-street"; v. 2-6 t.p. versos have statement: "Printed by S. Hollingsworth, Crane-court, Fleet-street"
  • Engraved frontispiece in each volume, dated: July 20, 1806
  • UCLA copy lacking wooden box described by Moon, cited below.
Contents
v. 1. A compendious system of astronomy -- v. 2. Elements of geography -- v. 3. An epitome of mythology -- v. 4. A concise view of ancient history -- v. 5. A synopsis of modern history -- v. 6. An introduction of chronology
Dimensions
13 cm.
Extent
6 v.
Note
Quarter red sheep and blue-grey paper over boards; spine tooled and lettered in gold; edges sprinkled in blue.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33110993
  • ucoclc33110993
Label
The scientific library, or, Repository of useful and polite literature : comprising astronomy, geography, mythology, ancient history, modern history, and chronology : in six volumes, by the Rev. Thomas Smith
Publication
Note
  • Each volume also has t.p., an "Explanation of the frontispiece", and special t.p
  • Vol. 1 t.p. verso has manufacture statement: "Printed by Biggs and Co., Crane-court, Fleet-street"; v. 2-6 t.p. versos have statement: "Printed by S. Hollingsworth, Crane-court, Fleet-street"
  • Engraved frontispiece in each volume, dated: July 20, 1806
  • UCLA copy lacking wooden box described by Moon, cited below.
Contents
v. 1. A compendious system of astronomy -- v. 2. Elements of geography -- v. 3. An epitome of mythology -- v. 4. A concise view of ancient history -- v. 5. A synopsis of modern history -- v. 6. An introduction of chronology
Dimensions
13 cm.
Extent
6 v.
Note
Quarter red sheep and blue-grey paper over boards; spine tooled and lettered in gold; edges sprinkled in blue.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33110993
  • ucoclc33110993

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